Dismissal Upheld In Lawsuit By Kate Steinle Family Against Former San Francisco SheriffA federal appeals court today upheld the dismissal of a negligence claim against the city of San Francisco and former Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi by the parents of a woman killed by a bullet from a gun held by an undocumented immigrant.
San Francisco Sheriff: 'We Made A Mistake' After ICE Agents Allowed Inside JailTwice last week, Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were allowed inside the jail to interview inmates, a direct violation of state laws as well as jail policy.
Firearm Among Items Stolen In Burglary Of San Francisco Sheriff Deputy's HomeThe deputy told police the burglars made off with a department issued firearm, a radio, a vest and a gun belt.
Immigrant Sanctuary Policy Draws National Attention To SF Sheriff RaceThe San Francisco sheriff's office has been in the spotlight since a Mexican national in the country illegally was accused in the fatal shooting of a San Francisco woman this summer.
Undocumented Immigrant To Stand Trial On Murder Charge In SF Pier 14 Shooting DeathA judge has ruled that a man at the center of the national immigration debate will stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting death of a young San Francisco woman.
Steinle Family Announces Claims Against San Francisco Sheriff, ICE Over Pier ShootingThe tearful family of the woman shot dead while walking along a San Francisco pier appeared on the steps of City Hall Tuesday to announced the filing of claims against the sheriff and federal agencies over her death.
San Francisco Sheriff Mirkarimi: Suspended Driver License Issue ResolvedSan Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi Tuesday said a problem that led to his driver’s license being suspended has been resolved.
SF Sheriff: Feds 'Bear The Responsibility' For Release Of Pier 14 Shooting SuspectSan Francisco's sheriff is defending the release of a Mexican immigrant who later was accused of randomly killing a young woman, saying federal authorities failed to provide legal basis to continue to hold him.
Frederico Rocha Named New Undersheriff Of San FranciscoSan Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has named former interim East Palo Alto police Chief Federico Rocha as his new undersheriff.
Sheriff Mirkarimi Looks For State Money To Replace 2 Aging SF JailsSheriff Ross Mirkarimi lobbied San Francisco lawmakers Wednesday to pursue state money to build replacements for two aging city jails, over the objections of opponents wary of jail expansion.
SF Sheriff Mirkarimi, Colleagues Mourn Off-Duty Deputy Found Dead In VallejoSan Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and the local deputy sheriffs’ association have expressed their sympathies to those who knew a veteran deputy whose body was found in the water near the Vallejo Municipal Marina on Monday afternoon.
SF Sheriff Mirkarimi Organizes Inmate Dance Show For Domestic Violence Campaign San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is helping to organize a choreographed dance by inmates and staff at county jails on Thursday as part of an international campaign against domestic violence.
Online Petition Launched To Convince Embattled SF Sheriff To ResignAn online petition was unveiled Wednesday by a group asking San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi to resign from office following his conviction earlier this year.
Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To San Francisco Bank Robbery A San Francisco sheriff’s deputy accused of robbing a bank in the city’s Outer Richmond neighborhood earlier this month pleaded not guilty Monday to felony robbery and commercial burglary charges.
SF Sheriff's Deputy Arrested In Richmond District Bank RobberyPolice arrested a San Francisco sheriff’s deputy Friday morning in connection with a bank robbery in the city’s Outer Richmond neighborhood earlier this month.